I explain this not for publicity, nor seeking to win an argument of right or wrong, I explain so that the record is clear as to my thinking and motivations in bombing a government installation.
If I had known there was an entire day-care center, it might have given me pause to switch targets. That's a large amount of collateral damage
just keep your sense of humor and be yourself.
Based on observations of the policies of my own government, I viewed this action as an acceptable option.
Our government is the potent, the omnipresent teacher. For good or ill it teaches the whole people by its example.
He seems happy. You can joke and talk about it. He says he's ready to die. Doesn't seem to bother him.
intellectual ... to the animal.
I understand. It is the position I take now. I do not foresee changing this decision by January 11
I didn't say that ... but they didn't prove it.
we sleep better that way ... But the truth is, there are people like him, armed to the teeth, waiting to overthrow the government.
I am sorry these people had to lose their lives. But that's the nature of the beast. It's understood going in what the human toll will be.
If there is a hell, then I'll be in good company with a lot of fighter pilots who also had to bomb innocents to win the war.
You can't handle the truth. Because the truth is, I blew up the Murrah building and isn't it kind of scary that one man could reap this kind of hell?
Additionally, borrowing a page from U.S. foreign policy, I decided to send a message to a government that was becoming increasingly hostile.
Bombing the Murrah Federal Building was morally and strategically equivalent to the U.S. hitting a government building in Serbia, Iraq, or other nations.